MUSIC ENSEMBLE ACTIVITY

MUSIC ENSEMBLE ACTIVITY

MUSIC ENSEMBLE ACTIVITY 1150
Vox Musica

Credit hours: 1.5
Contact hours per week: 0-0-3

Participatory studies of the art of choral singing, with a focus on historical and stylistic performance practices in connection with selected choral literature. The choir's activities consist of weekly rehearsals together with such supplementary rehearsals and performances as may be required.

Grading: Pass/Fail.

Note: Also available to all qualified students on a non-credit basis.

Attendance requirement.

MUSIC ENSEMBLE ACTIVITY 1151
Vox Musica

Credit hours: 1.5
Contact hours per week: 0-0-3

Participatory studies of the art of choral singing, with a focus on historical and stylistic performance practices in connection with selected choral literature. The choir's activities consist of weekly rehearsals together with such supplementary rehearsals and performances as may be required.

Prerequisite: Music Ensemble Activity 1150.

Grading: Pass/Fail.

Note: Also available to all qualified students on a non-credit basis.

Attendance requirement.

MUSIC ENSEMBLE ACTIVITY 1350
University Wind Orchestra

Credit hours: 1.5
Contact hours per week: 0-0-4

Participatory studies of the art of wind ensemble performance with a focus on historical and stylistic performance practices in connection with selected wind ensemble literature. The wind ensemble's activities consist of weekly rehearsals together with such supplementary rehearsals and performances as may be arranged.

Prerequisite: Audition. Contact the Department of Music for further details.

Grading: Pass/Fail.

Note: Also available to all qualified students on a non-credit basis.

Attendance requirement.

MUSIC ENSEMBLE ACTIVITY 1351
University Wind Orchestra

Credit hours: 1.5
Contact hours per week: 0-0-4

Participatory studies of the art of wind ensemble performance with a focus on historical and stylistic performance practices in connection with selected wind ensemble literature. The wind ensemble's activities consist of weekly rehearsals together with such supplementary rehearsals and performances as may be arranged.

Prerequisites: Music Ensemble Activity 1350 and audition.

Grading: Pass/Fail.

Note: Also available to all qualified students on a non-credit basis.

Attendance requirement.

MUSIC ENSEMBLE ACTIVITY 1550
University Singers

Credit hours: 1.5
Contact hours per week: 0-0-4

Participatory studies in chamber choir performance with a focus on historical and stylistic performance practices within the chamber choir literature. The University Singers' activities consist of two weekly rehearsals together with such supplementary rehearsals and performances as may be arranged.

Prerequisite: Audition. Contact the Department of Music for further details.

Grading: Pass/Fail.

Note: Also available to all qualified students on a non-credit basis.

Attendance requirement.

MUSIC ENSEMBLE ACTIVITY 1551
University Singers

Credit hours: 1.5
Contact hours per week: 0-0-4

Participatory studies in chamber choir performance with a focus on historical and stylistic performance practices within the chamber choir literature. The University Singers' activities consist of two weekly rehearsals together with such supplementary rehearsals and performances as may be arranged.

Prerequisites: Music Ensemble Activity 1550 and audition.

Grading: Pass/Fail.

Note: Also available to all qualified students on a non-credit basis.

Attendance requirement.

MUSIC ENSEMBLE ACTIVITY 1650
Percussion Ensemble

Credit hours: 1.5
Contact hours per week: 0-0-3

Participatory studies in percussion and world music including African drumming and steel drums. Weekly rehearsals.

Grading: Pass/Fail.

Note: Attendance requirement.

MUSIC ENSEMBLE ACTIVITY 1651
Percussion Ensemble

Credit hours: 1.5
Contact hours per week: 0-0-3

Participatory studies in percussion and world music including African drumming and steel drums. Weekly rehearsals.

Prerequisite: Music Ensemble Activity 1650.

Grading: Pass/Fail.

Note: Attendance requirement.

MUSIC ENSEMBLE ACTIVITY 2150
Vox Musica

Credit hours: 1.5
Contact hours per week: 0-0-3

Participatory studies of the art of choral singing, with a focus on historical and stylistic performance practices in connection with selected choral literature. The choir's activities consist of weekly rehearsals together with such supplementary rehearsals and performances as may be required.

Prerequisite: Music Ensemble Activity 1151.

Grading: Pass/Fail.

Note: Also available to all qualified students on a non-credit basis.

Attendance requirement.

MUSIC ENSEMBLE ACTIVITY 2151
Vox Musica

Credit hours: 1.5
Contact hours per week: 0-0-3

Participatory studies of the art of choral singing, with a focus on historical and stylistic performance practices in connection with selected choral literature. The choir's activities consist of weekly rehearsals together with such supplementary rehearsals and performances as may be required.

Prerequisite: Music Ensemble Activity 2150.

Grading: Pass/Fail.

Note: Also available to all qualified students on a non-credit basis.

Attendance requirement.

MUSIC ENSEMBLE ACTIVITY 2350
University Wind Orchestra

Credit hours: 1.5
Contact hours per week: 0-0-4

Participatory studies of the art of wind ensemble performance with a focus on historical and stylistic performance practices in connection with selected wind ensemble literature. The wind ensemble's activities consist of weekly rehearsals together with such supplementary rehearsals and performances as may be arranged.

Prerequisites: Music Ensemble Activity 1351 and audition.

Grading: Pass/Fail.

Note: Also available to all qualified students on a non-credit basis.

Attendance requirement.

MUSIC ENSEMBLE ACTIVITY 2351
University Wind Orchestra

Credit hours: 1.5
Contact hours per week: 0-0-4

Participatory studies of the art of wind ensemble performance with a focus on historical and stylistic performance practices in connection with selected wind ensemble literature. The wind ensemble's activities consist of weekly rehearsals together with such supplementary rehearsals and performances as may be arranged.

Prerequisites: Music Ensemble Activity 2350 and audition.

Grading: Pass/Fail.

Note: Also available to all qualified students on a non-credit basis.

Attendance requirement.

MUSIC ENSEMBLE ACTIVITY 2450
Collaborative Piano/Guitar - Fundamentals

Credit hours: 1.5
Contact hours per week: 1.5-0-0
Other hours: 0-0-4

An introduction to the skills required to be a good collaborative artist including sight reading and quick study; preparation of vocal and instrumental scores; rehearsal techniques; and listening, voicing, and balancing. Students will practice their skills with fellow vocal and instrumental students as well as with classmates in four-hand piano literature.

Prerequisite: Music 2248 or by audition.

MUSIC ENSEMBLE ACTIVITY 2451
Collaborative Piano/Guitar with Voice I

Credit hours: 1.5
Contact hours per week: 1.5-0-0
Other hours: 0-0-6

An introduction to the English and Italian literature for piano/guitar and voice, and to the musical interpretation of text. Introduction to English lyric diction and the International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA). Bi-weekly class performances with a vocal partner, bi-weekly duo coaching, and semester-end recital.

Prerequisite: Music Ensemble Activity 2450.

MUSIC ENSEMBLE ACTIVITY 2550
University Singers

Credit hours: 1.5
Contact hours per week: 0-0-4

Participatory studies in chamber choir performance with a focus on historical and stylistic performance practices within the chamber choir literature. The University Singers' activities consist of two weekly rehearsals together with such supplementary rehearsals and performances as may be arranged.

Prerequisites: Music Ensemble Activity 1551 and audition.

Grading: Pass/Fail.

Note: Also available to all qualified students on a non-credit basis.

Attendance requirement.

MUSIC ENSEMBLE ACTIVITY 2551
University Singers

Credit hours: 1.5
Contact hours per week: 0-0-4

Participatory studies in chamber choir performance with a focus on historical and stylistic performance practices within the chamber choir literature. The University Singers' activities consist of two weekly rehearsals together with such supplementary rehearsals and performances as may be arranged.

Prerequisites: Music Ensemble Activity 2550 and audition.

Grading: Pass/Fail.

Note: Also available to all qualified students on a non-credit basis.

Attendance requirement.

MUSIC ENSEMBLE ACTIVITY 2650
Percussion Ensemble

Credit hours: 1.5
Contact hours per week: 0-0-3

Participatory studies in percussion and world music including African drumming and steel drums. Weekly rehearsals.

Prerequisite: Music Ensemble Activity 1651.

Grading: Pass/Fail.

Note: Attendance requirement.

MUSIC ENSEMBLE ACTIVITY 2651
Percussion Ensemble

Credit hours: 1.5
Contact hours per week: 0-0-3

Participatory studies in percussion and world music including African drumming and steel drums. Weekly rehearsals.

Prerequisite: Music Ensemble Activity 2650.

Grading: Pass/Fail.

Note: Attendance requirement.

MUSIC ENSEMBLE ACTIVITY 2950
Jazz Ensemble

Credit hours: 1.5
Contact hours per week: 0-0-3

Participatory studies in jazz performance with a focus on historical and stylistic performance practices. Weekly rehearsals.

Prerequisite: Audition. Contact the Department of Music for further details.

Grading: Pass/Fail.

Note: Also available to all qualified students on a non-credit basis.

Attendance requirement.

MUSIC ENSEMBLE ACTIVITY 2951
Jazz Ensemble

Credit hours: 1.5
Contact hours per week: 0-0-3

Participatory studies in jazz performance with a focus on historical and stylistic performance practices. Weekly rehearsals.

Prerequisites: Music Ensemble Activity 2950 and audition.

Grading: Pass/Fail.

Note: Also available to all qualified students on a non-credit basis.

Attendance requirement.

MUSIC ENSEMBLE ACTIVITY 3150
Vox Musica

Credit hours: 1.5
Contact hours per week: 0-0-3

Participatory studies of the art of choral singing, with a focus on historical and stylistic performance practices in connection with selected choral literature. Weekly rehearsals and performances as may be arranged.

Prerequisite: Music Ensemble Activity 2151.

Grading: Pass/Fail.

Note: Also available to all qualified students on a non-credit basis.

Attendance requirement.

MUSIC ENSEMBLE ACTIVITY 3151
Vox Musica

Credit hours: 1.5
Contact hours per week: 0-3-0

Participatory studies of the art of choral singing, with a focus on historical and stylistic performance practices in connection with selected choral literature. Weekly rehearsals and performances as may be arranged.

Prerequisite: Music Ensemble Activity 3150.

Grading: Pass/Fail.

Note: Also available to all qualified students on a non-credit basis.

Attendance requirement.

MUSIC ENSEMBLE ACTIVITY 3350
University Wind Orchestra

Credit hours: 1.5
Contact hours per week: 0-0-4

Participatory studies of the art of wind ensemble performance with a focus on historical and stylistic performance practices in connection with selected wind ensemble literature. Weekly rehearsals and performances as may be required.

Prerequisites: Music Ensemble Activity 2351 and audition.

Grading: Pass/Fail.

Note: Also available to all qualified students on a non-credit basis.

Attendance requirement.

MUSIC ENSEMBLE ACTIVITY 3351
University Wind Orchestra

Credit hours: 1.5
Contact hours per week: 0-0-4

Participatory studies of the art of wind ensemble performance with a focus on historical and stylistic performance practices in connection with selected wind ensemble literature. Weekly rehearsals and performances as may be required.

Prerequisites: Music Ensemble Activity 3350 and audition.

Grading: Pass/Fail.

Note: Also available to all qualified students on a non-credit basis.

Attendance requirement.

MUSIC ENSEMBLE ACTIVITY 3450
Collaborative Piano/Guitar with Voice II

Credit hours: 1.5
Contact hours per week: 2-0-0
Other hours: 0-0-6

An introduction to the literature for piano/guitar and voice in French and German. Bi-weekly class performances with a vocal partner, bi-weekly duo coaching, and semester-end recital.

Prerequisite: Music Ensemble Activity 2451.

MUSIC ENSEMBLE ACTIVITY 3451
Collaborative Piano/Guitar - Instruments

Credit hours: 1.5
Contact hours per week: 2-0-0
Other hours: 0-0-6

Introduction to the literature for piano/guitar and one or two instruments (woodwinds, brass, or strings), including orchestral reductions. Bi-weekly class performances, bi-weekly coaching, and semester-end recital.

Prerequisite: Music Ensemble Activity 3450.

MUSIC ENSEMBLE ACTIVITY 3550
University Singers

Credit hours: 1.5
Contact hours per week: 0-0-4

Participatory studies in chamber choir performance with a focus on historical and stylistic performance practices within the chamber choir literature. The University Singers' activities consist of two weekly rehearsals together with such supplementary rehearsals and performances as may be arranged.

Prerequisites: Music Ensemble Activity 2551 and audition.

Grading: Pass/Fail.

Note: Also available to all qualified students on a non-credit basis.

Attendance requirement.

MUSIC ENSEMBLE ACTIVITY 3551
University Singers

Credit hours: 1.5
Contact hours per week: 0-0-4

Participatory studies in chamber choir performance with a focus on historical and stylistic performance practices within the chamber choir literature. The University Singers' activities consist of two weekly rehearsals together with such supplementary rehearsals and performances as may be arranged.

Prerequisites: Music Ensemble Activity 3550 and audition.

Grading: Pass/Fail.

Note: Also available to all qualified students on a non-credit basis.

Attendance requirement.

MUSIC ENSEMBLE ACTIVITY 3750
Collegium Musicum

Credit hours: 1.5
Contact hours per week: 0-0-3

Participatory studies in early music performance practice with a focus on the music of the Medieval and Renaissance periods. This ensemble's activities will include the preparation for performance of early music, making use of the Department's collection of early instruments. Weekly rehearsals.

Prerequisite: Audition. Contact the Department of Music for further details.

Grading: Pass/Fail.

Note: Also available to all qualified students on a non-credit basis.

Attendance requirement.

MUSIC ENSEMBLE ACTIVITY 3751
Collegium Musicum

Credit hours: 1.5
Contact hours per week: 0-0-3

Participatory studies in early music performance practice with a focus on the music of the Medieval and Renaissance periods. This ensemble's activities will include the preparation for performance of early music, making use of the Department's collection of early instruments. Weekly rehearsals.

Prerequisites: Music Ensemble Activity 3750 and audition.

Grading: Pass/Fail.

Note: Also available to all qualified students on a non-credit basis.

Attendance requirement.

MUSIC ENSEMBLE ACTIVITY 3870
Chamber Music

Credit hours: 1.5
Contact hours per week: 1-0-3

Chamber music performances with a focus on historical and stylistic performance practices. Weekly one-hour coachings; weekly rehearsals with supplementary rehearsals and performances as required.

Prerequisite: Audition. Only prearranged ensembles may apply. Contact the Department of Music for further details.

Grading: Pass/Fail.

Note: Also available to all qualified students on a non-credit basis.

Attendance requirement.

MUSIC ENSEMBLE ACTIVITY 3871
Chamber Music

Credit hours: 1.5
Contact hours per week: 1-0-3

Chamber music performances with a focus on historical and stylistic performance practices. Weekly one-hour coachings; weekly rehearsals with supplementary rehearsals and performances as required.

Prerequisite: Music Ensemble Activity 3870.

Grading: Pass/Fail.

Note: Subject to availability of the instructor.

Attendance requirement.

MUSIC ENSEMBLE ACTIVITY 3950
Jazz Ensemble

Credit hours: 1.5
Contact hours per week: 0-0-3

Participatory studies of the art of jazz performance with a focus on historical and stylistic performance practices. Weekly rehearsals.

Prerequisites: Music Ensemble Activity 2951 and audition.

Grading: Pass/Fail.

MUSIC ENSEMBLE ACTIVITY 3951
Jazz Ensemble

Credit hours: 1.5
Contact hours per week: 0-0-3

Participatory studies of the art of jazz performance with a focus on historical and stylistic performance practices. Weekly rehearsals.

Prerequisites: Music Ensemble Activity 3950 and audition.

Grading: Pass/Fail.

MUSIC ENSEMBLE ACTIVITY 4150
Vox Musica

Credit hours: 1.5
Contact hours per week: 0-0-3

Participatory studies of the art of choral singing, with a focus on historical and stylistic performance practices in connection with selected choral literature. The choir's activities consist of weekly rehearsals together with such supplementary rehearsals and performances as may be required.

Prerequisite: Music Ensemble Activity 3151.

Grading: Pass/Fail.

Note: Also available to all qualified students on a non-credit basis.

Attendance requirement.

MUSIC ENSEMBLE ACTIVITY 4151
Vox Musica

Credit hours: 1.5
Contact hours per week: 0-0-3

Participatory studies of the art of choral singing, with a focus on historical and stylistic performance practices in connection with selected choral literature. The choir's activities consist of weekly rehearsals together with such supplementary rehearsals and performances as may be required.

Prerequisite: Music Ensemble Activity 4150.

Grading: Pass/Fail.

Note: Also available to all qualified students on a non-credit basis.

Attendance requirement.

MUSIC ENSEMBLE ACTIVITY 4350
University Wind Orchestra

Credit hours: 1.5
Contact hours per week: 0-0-4

Participatory studies of the art of wind ensemble performance with a focus on historical and stylistic performance practices in connection with selected wind ensemble literature. The wind ensemble's activities consist of weekly rehearsals together with such supplementary rehearsals and performances as may be arranged.

Prerequisites: Music Ensemble Activity 3351 and audition.

Grading: Pass/Fail.

Note: Also available to all qualified students on a non-credit basis.

Attendance requirement.

MUSIC ENSEMBLE ACTIVITY 4351
University Wind Orchestra

Credit hours: 1.5
Contact hours per week: 0-0-4

Participatory studies of the art of wind ensemble performance with a focus on historical and stylistic performance practices in connection with selected wind ensemble literature. The wind ensemble's activities consist of weekly rehearsals together with such supplementary rehearsals and performances as may be arranged.

Prerequisites: Music Ensemble Activity 4350 and audition.

Grading: Pass/Fail.

Note: Also available to all qualified students on a non-credit basis.

Attendance requirement.

MUSIC ENSEMBLE ACTIVITY 4550
University Singers

Credit hours: 1.5
Contact hours per week: 0-0-4

Participatory studies in chamber choir performance with a focus on historical and stylistic performance practices within the chamber choir literature. The University Singers' activities consist of two weekly rehearsals together with such supplementary rehearsals and performances as may be arranged.

Prerequisites: Music Ensemble Activity 3551 and audition.

Grading: Pass/Fail.

Note: Also available to all qualified students on a non-credit basis.

Attendance requirement.

MUSIC ENSEMBLE ACTIVITY 4551
University Singers

Credit hours: 1.5
Contact hours per week: 0-0-4

Participatory studies in chamber choir performance with a focus on historical and stylistic performance practices within the chamber choir literature. The University Singers' activities consist of two weekly rehearsals together with such supplementary rehearsals and performances as may be arranged.

Prerequisites: Music Ensemble Activity 4550 and audition.

Grading: Pass/Fail.

Note: Also available to all qualified students on a non-credit basis.

Attendance requirement.

MUSIC ENSEMBLE ACTIVITY 4870
Chamber Music

Credit hours: 1.5
Contact hours per week: 1-0-3

Chamber music performance with a focus on historical and stylistic performance practices. Weekly one-hour coachings; weekly rehearsals with supplementary rehearsals and performances required.

Prerequisite: Music Ensemble Activity 3871.

Grading: Pass/Fail.

Note: Subject to availability of the instructor and funding.

Attendance requirement.

MUSIC ENSEMBLE ACTIVITY 4871
Chamber Music

Credit hours: 1.5
Contact hours per week: 1-0-3

Chamber music performance with a focus on historical and stylistic performance practices. Weekly one-hour coachings; weekly rehearsals with supplementary rehearsals and performances required.

Prerequisite: Music Ensemble Activity 4870.

Grading: Pass/Fail.

Note: Subject to availability of the instructor and funding.

Attendance requirement.